Athlete Haile Gebreselassie Becomes Ethiopia Athletic Federation Preseident


World class long distance runner athlete Haile Gebreselassie win a majority vote that will allow him to lead the Ethiopian Athletics Federation for the coming four years.

During the athletics federation voting assembly Haile earned 9 votes while his competitors Ato Tefera and Ato Dagnachew Shiferaw got 5 and 1 vote respectively.

In a related news athlete Deratut Tulu(Addis Ababa),Gezahgn Abera (Oromia) and Gebregizabiher Gebremariyam(Tigray) are among the competitors for the executive board of athlete federation.

Haile interest to run for the federation presidency comes just after Ethiopia poorly performance during the Rio Olympic.

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